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Mormon Feminists

Who Is Living in the Mormon "Bubble"?

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 04.18.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

I'd like to respond to the remarks by Michael Otterson, managing director of Public Affairs for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, who s...

Why Mormon Women Don't Want the Priesthood

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 11.03.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

Telling women who have prepared all their lives to be good mothers, wives, and Relief Society Presidents that they are expected now to do more work within the church without being paid and without much thanks is not liberation, not really.

What It's Like to Be a Mormon Woman

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 09.29.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

Of course, I cannot speak for every Mormon woman. Each of us has a different experience, but here are a few of the experiences which I think unite us. I hope that this make us as a whole a little less mysterious to outsiders, and perhaps even to the Mormon men who think they know us so well.

Where Mormon Feminists Stand A Year After Kate Kelly's Excommunication

Salt Lake Tribune | Peggy Fletcher Stack | Posted 06.27.2015 | Religion

Nancy Ross was sitting next to Kate Kelly at an Ordain Women board meeting in Salt Lake City on June 23, 2014, when Kelly learned that she had been ex...

Mormons Think Eve Was Right

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 06.16.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

One of the many prejudices I have encountered in talking about my Mormonism with those outside of the church is the idea that Mormon women are oppressed and have no will or power of their own within the church.

Mormon Feminists Surprised By New Subtle Wording

Salt Lake Tribune | Peggy Fletcher Stack | Posted 09.29.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Mormon feminists may have been surprised by some subtle changes in vocabulary and approach Saturday (Sept. 27) at the church’s general women...

Kate Kelly, the LDS Church, and the Problem of Mormon Feminists

Neil J. Young | Posted 09.01.2014 | Religion
Neil J. Young

The LDS Church is not a democracy, no matter how much the church depends on the laity, and it will not suffer challenges to its authority silently, particularly from women making claims to their rights.

Mormon Feminists Wear Pants For Equality

Reuters | Jennifer Dobner | Posted 12.16.2013 | Religion

SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - Mormon feminists wore pants to church services on Sunday, rather than their usual dresses or skirts, as a symbol of gender ...

Mormon Women Wear Pants To Church, Get Death Threats

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 12.21.2012 | Women

Mormon women want to be the ones (also) wearing the pants ... in church. In a sartorial protest for greater equality within the Church of Jesus Christ...

One Group Wasn't Surprised By Romney's 'Binders'

Reuters | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

* Romney's comments underscored tension over role of Mormon women * Use of paternalistic language reflects church views - feminist ...

A New Wave Of Mormon Feminism?

Salt Lake Tribune | Peggy Fletcher Stack | Posted 08.21.2012 | Religion

SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) For some Mormon feminists, there can be only one goal on the road to gender equality: ordination to the all-male priesthood. A...